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Glens Falls NY, also known as Hometown USA, is located in Warren County.


Town of Glens Falls

Glens Falls NY has become one of America's greatest small cities! According to Glens Falls History the City of Glens Falls was officially established in 1908. Glens Falls NY offers friendly neighborhoods, a strong regional presence in the areas of business, tourism, technology and the arts as well as a reputation for a safe community.

Glens Falls NY is home to many successful corporations including Boston Scientific, Angiodynamics, and Finch-Pruyn Paper Company. The area also has a plethora of smaller companies and unique local businesses. Glens Falls Hospital, a leader in Warren County and beyond for medical care, employs hundreds and most recently completed a state-of-the-art addition.

Stay busy in Glens Falls - there's plenty to do! Visit the many restaurants, shops and museums. You can also visit the local dinner theatre or revamped Crandall Library. Popular events like the Adirondack Balloon Festival in September, Larac Arts Festival in June and Glens Falls Civic Center concerts, Adirondack Phantom hockey games and shows draw many to Glens Falls.

The City of Glens Falls is also a haven for recreation. The abundance of parks, playgrounds and sports fields will keep you active. Anyone can use the trails in Crandall Park and Cole's Woods for running, skiing or walking. Bike along the Warren County Bike Path from Glens Falls to Lake George for an alternate method of transportation. Nearby, Queensbury and Lake George offer many lakes, streams and beaches with easy access to water for swimming.

You'll fall in love with Hometown USA. An ideal home for young families offering all the opportunities and amenities of a bigger city with a small community feel.

City Contact:
Glens Falls City Hall
42 Ridge Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 761-3807

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Regional Events

  • Annual Glens Falls Wiener Walk
    Live free, live long! Don't miss the Annual Glens Falls Wiener Walk part of the Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade.
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  • Glens Falls Memorial Day Parade
    Join us at our annual parade with the communities of Queensbury and the City of Glens Falls to honor all who have given the highest sacrifice for our country.
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  • LARAC June Arts Festival
    The 46th Annual Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) June Arts Festival returns to Downtown Glens Falls' City Park on June 17 and 18, 2017. The June Arts Festival is one of the premier summer events in the southern Adirondack Region, drawing crowds of 20,000. The Festival features about 200 exhibitors offering shoppers a variety of products such as jewelry, home items, food items, fine art, textiles, garden decorations, etc- the event takes place rain or shine, located in beautiful Downtown Glens Falls’ City Park. The festival also includes not for profit booths, arts demonstrations, children’s activities, food concessions, and live entertainment by local musicians.
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat
    A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.
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  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat
    A misunderstood genius. A rivalry for the ages. An idea that would change the world forever. Turning the volume up on one of our time’s most influential (and controversial) innovators, Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat is a theatrical experience unlike anything you’ve ever seen. A show that can only be described as “HAMILTON meets TESLA”, this epic battle of Nikola Tesla vs. Thomas Edison is set to the rhythm of a brand-new beat, in a modern and mesmerizing musical that will leave you speechless… and electrified.
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